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Acknowledgments
Letters to Christina: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
Letters to Christina: Second Round
Mathematical Proof and Its Discontents
The Logic of Mathematics Can Spawn Monsters
Rules and Their Exceptions
If Mathematics Says “No” Does It Really Mean It?
Inconsistencies and Their Virtues
On Ambiguity in Mathematics
Mathematical Evidence: Why Do I Believe a Theorem?
Simplicity, Complexity, Beauty
The Decline and Resurgence of the Visual in Mathematics
When Is a Problem Solved?
What Is Meant by the Word “Random”?
The Paradox of “Hitting It Big”
Astrology as Early Applied Mathematics
Mumbo Math
Math Mixes It Up with Baseball
The Media and Mathematics Look at Each Other
Platonism vs Social Constructivism
Mathematics at the Razor’s Edge
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Mathematics and Common Sense a Case of Creative Tension

Mathematics and Common Sense a Case of Creative Tension

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